Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: Independent TD Billy Timmins claimed the €70 million mentioned by the Minister that will come on stream in 2016 was already included in the HSE five-year capital plan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A row has broken out between two Government departments over Minister for Health Leo Varadkar’s capital building plans. Earlier this month, Mr (...)

 Premier Lotteries Ireland has been holding seminars to train retail agents on how to use the new Photon ticket terminals.  Photograph: Frank Miller

The big switch to a new-look National Lottery will take place next month or in December. The lottery’s new operator, Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI),(...)

Before the National Lottery was established, the most popular way to have an occasional flutter was to buy a Sweeps ticket. The Irish Hospitals(...)

Each of the six men won €83,000 in the National Lottery after buying their first ticket as a syndicate last Friday.

Six twenty-something financial service workers have scooped €500,000 on the National Lottery’s EuroMillions Plus draw.It was the first time they playe(...)

Liam Sloyan will take up his new post as lottery regulator next month. Photograph: Eric Luke

Compliance consultant Liam Sloyan has been appointed the National Lottery’s first ever regulator, a position that may eventually evolve into t(...)

The Centra in Ballybrack where the €6 Quick Pick was sold on September 19th. 0:49

There were questions to be answered at the Centra store on Church Road in Ballybrack, Dublin today. Is that Hunky Dory’s special offer good value? Pro(...)

After a week of speculation, a syndicate from Dublin picked up an €86 million EuroMillions prize today.

After a week of speculation, a syndicate from Dublin picked up an €86 million EuroMillions prize today.Speaking at National Lottery offices today, the(...)

Maria Doherty, who only joined the company last week,  entered with the syndicate with work colleagues from the insurance services team at Forward Emphasis a customer services centre based in Malinhead , Co Donegal who won the jackpot.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Several of the Donegal Lotto syndicate winners thought they were being “wound-up” when they were told they had scooped €4.8 million last Wednesday.Cel(...)

The National Lottery jackpot of €4,871,046 was won tonight by a winning ticket which was sold in the North West.

There may be champagne corks popped in the North West of the country tonight. The National Lottery jackpot of €4,871,046 was won tonight by a Lotto(...)

The building at 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, has been restored and refurbished to a high standard while retaining many of its original features

A city-centre period building hits the market this week at €1.2 million.CBRE is handling the sale of 12A Lower Abbey Street, Dublin 1, which is adja(...)